Tamang Development and Cultural Board constituted

Kalimpong, 15 July 2014: Government of West Bengal has finally constituted Tamang Development and Cultural Board.

Mamata Banerjee with representatives of Tamang Youth association
Mamata Banerjee with representatives of Tamang Youth association

In a government circular issued today the formation of the Board is declared. It is also published in the Kolkata Gazette on 16th July 2014. The government memo stated that ‘Tamang Development and Cultural Board’ is constituted vide resolution No. 33-TDD/6S-80/13(Pt.-l) dated 27th June, 2014 of Tribal Development department.

The Executive Body of the board comprises of 10 members nominated by the government and they are Sanjay Moktan as Chairperson and Bishnu Tamang, Hemant Ghising, Prem Moktan, Kabita Tamang, Arun Kr. Zimba. Ganga Raj Tamang and Biren Bomzan as members. A government official will be appointed to function as the secretary while Punit Yadav, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Darjeeling will be Ex-officio Member of the Board.

The term of office in respect of Chairperson and other non-official members is for a period of five years from the date of notification and shall automatically expire on completion of five years.

In another circular issued by the Tribal Development Department vide Memo No. STDD-53/14/6S-80/13(Pt.-l) Kolkata, the 16th July, it has stated that the general body of the board is constituted by 17 members. The nominated members are Sanjay Moktan to function as Chairperson while Bishnu Tamang, Prem Moktan, Sanjay Golay, Arun Kr. Zimba, Buddha Moktan, Naren Moktan, Rajendra Yonzone, Sangdup Lama, S.B. Tamang, Suraj Lama, Kamal Ghising, Dawa Moktan, Sanjog Tamang will be members and Prasenjit Deb Barman, Director, C.R.I., Kolkata will be Ex-Officio Member.

SOURCE: KalimNews

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